Office of the Central Examination Committee (Zentraler Prüfungsausschuss, ZPA)


Immediate measure to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus:

The office will be available by e-mail only until further notice. Currently, the ZPA does not accept mail. Please scan or take a picture of your requests and send them to us with your official university e-mail address. Please check your university e-mail regularly. For more information, please refer to the relevant contacts. We apologize for any delays that may occur in the coming weeks.

Please make sure to read the information and instructions of the University of Mannheim regularly.


We are responsible for the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor's programs at the School of Humanities
  • Master's programs at the School of Humanities (except Master Intercultural German Studies)
  • Teacher education programs (GymPO, B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Ed. Extension Subject) at the University of Mannheim
  • Magister’s programs at the University of Mannheim
  • Bachelor's program in Sociology
  • Master's program in Sociology
  • Bachelor's program in Political Science
  • Master’s program in Political Science
  • Bachelor's and Master's program in Psychology
  • Part-time program DaF (German as a Foreign Language)/DaZ (German as a Second Language)

Please direct all your questions and requests to the office of the Central Examination Committee.

Changed responsibilities B.Sc. and M.Sc. Psychology:

The examination committee for Psychology will be supported by the office of the Central Examination Committee of the School of Social Sciences and the School of Humanities (ZPA) in the future. The ZPA takes on preparatory tasks on behalf of the chair of the Examination Committee, particularly in the processing of requests. As of the fall semester 2020, this is intended to establish transparent administrative procedures that are in accordance with the current jurisdiction and provide you with a central point of contact.

From now on, please send all your questions and requests that are addressed to the examination committee for the B.Sc. in Psychology or M.Sc. in Psychology to the ZPA. 

We are responsible for the following topics:

Studying under special circumstances

Advising students on the examination regulations

Advising students in special cases (such as the extension of deadlines)

Approval of reasons given for de-registering from or not showing up for an exam

Extension of examination deadlines

Reporting breaches of procedure

Dealing with severe cases of cheating or violations of the rules

Determining the failure of the final examination attempt

Determining missed deadlines

Annulment of examination results

Appeal procedure

Information on free-form written requests

Registration of a final thesis in Psychology

Registration of the bachelor's thesis in the B.Sc. in Psychology

Registration of the master's thesis in the M.Sc. in Psychology: Cognitive and Clinical Psychology

Registration of the master's thesis in the M.Sc. in Psychology: Work, Economy and Society

Recognition of coursework and examinations

Transferring from another university or changing a degree program

Semester abroad

Certificates

Semester recognition certificates for BAföG, Form 5 in accordance with section 48 BAföG

KFW forms

Confirmation of the student loan granted by the Federal Office of Administration (Bundesverwaltungsamt)

 


In case you have any questions regarding the above-mentioned topics, feel free to contact us!